CofC in the News: Week of Nov. 27, 2017

College of Charleston “In the News” is a round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students and alumni. Recent media coverage of CofC includes:

Toxic coal tar a costly mess for SC power customers, environment

Geochemist Vijay Vulava is interviewed by The State about coal tar pollution.

 Aging for Amateurs: The ‘wild edge of sorrow’

 The Post and Courier mentions the College’s racial disparities report in a story about aging.

 Should Charleston stop issuing parking tickets near churches on Sunday mornings? 

 Mathematic professor Alex Kasman is quoted in a Post and Courier story about parking.

Charleston County’s Unchanged Racism Requires Political Will

The Charleston Chronicle writes about the College’s racial disparities report.

 How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs

Geologist Phil Dustan is interviewed by The Atlantic in a story about coral reefs.

Fewer teachers want to be in S.C. classrooms

The Charleston Regional Business Journal talks with School of Education, Health and Human Performance Dean Fran Welch about a teacher shortage in the state.

Changes in daily rain, not flood or drought, might leave South Carolina dry

The Post and Courier interviews atmospheric micro-physicist Mike Larsen about the weather.